Morphea

What is Morphea?

Morphea, also known as localized scleroderma, is a disorder characterized by excessive collagen deposition leading to thickening of the dermis, subcutaneous tissues, or both.

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Dear sir, i have black patches with thickening of skin in my left leg just above the ankle. It was diagnosed as Morphea. What sort of treatment i...

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Morphea is an inflammatory skin disorder where you get thickening and hardening of skin along with skin...

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I was diagnosed with Morphea in 2006. When i visited a dermatologist, he prescribed some steroids and vitamin tablets and the growth stopped....

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Morphea is an autoimmune disorder characterised by a red purple or skin colored raised hard plaque that...

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I have localized morphea and have now had two miscarriages I am wanting to know if the miscarriages are possibly connected with the morphea thanks...

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localized morphea is a form of scleroderma which is more common in females than males.
it usually occurs between...

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